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Descriptor English:   Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Proteinosis Alveolar Pulmonar 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Proteinose Alveolar Pulmonar 
Synonyms English:   Alveolar Proteinoses, Pulmonary
Alveolar Proteinosis, Pulmonary
Proteinoses, Pulmonary Alveolar
Proteinosis, Pulmonary Alveolar
Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinoses  
Tree Number:   C08.381.719
Definition English:   A PULMONARY ALVEOLI-filling disease, characterized by dense phospholipoproteinaceous deposits in the alveoli, cough, and DYSPNEA. This disease is often related to, congenital or acquired, impaired processing of PULMONARY SURFACTANTS by alveolar macrophages, a process dependent on GRANULOCYTE-MACROPHAGE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR. 
Indexing Annotation English:   DF: PULM ALVEOLAR PROTEINOSIS
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   12086 
Unique Identifier:   D011649 

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